The second full-length from the Japanese instrumentalists is darker and more varied that its predecessor and runs the gamut from Crimson-esque jazz-rock to full-scale guitar assault. With Phantasia, LITE is set to cement its reputation as one of the most exciting bands to have emerged from Japan in recent years.
"Captivating from start to finish, Phantasia comes highly recommended" - Rock Sound
"Mind-bendingly complex guitar tessellations and frenetic polyrhythms forming an endless series of thrillingly complex patterns" - Uncut
"LITE, like Battles, have twisted and turned the formula on its head to deliver a genuinely exciting instrumental album that finally makes post-rock respectable again" - Rock-a-Rolla
"Their instrumental prowess is little short of astonishing, their intricacy a feat of musical strength" - Irish Times